Plans and Strategies for UBcN Networks and Services

Eunyoung Lee
Volume: 6, No: 3, Page: 323 ~ 334, Year: 2010
10.3745/JIPS.2010.6.3.323
Keywords: UBcN, Broadband, NGN, Converged Services, Policies
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Abstract
The broadcasting & telecommunication services in the future will be converged and be serviced on mobile devices. However, the current ICT infrastructure does not fully meet the future demand for those converged, realistic, intelligent, and personalized services. The Korean government is going to establish a high speed next generation network called UBcN (Ultra-Broadband Convergence Network) by 2013. The Korean government has announced a multi-year plan to establish an UBcN network and to discover and stimulate new converged services for an UBcN in January, 2009. The author of this paper has taken part in formulating development plans since the early stages of planning. In this paper, Korea's development plans for the next generation network and their development strategies are analyzed and discussed based on the author's experience. The paper also discusses the expected impacts of the plan for the future ICT industry, and the implications of government-driven development plans.

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IEEE Style
Eunyoung Lee, "Plans and Strategies for UBcN Networks and Services," Journal of Information Processing Systems, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 323~334, 2010. DOI: 10.3745/JIPS.2010.6.3.323 .

ACM Style
Eunyoung Lee, "Plans and Strategies for UBcN Networks and Services," Journal of Information Processing Systems, 6, 3, (2010), 323~334. DOI: 10.3745/JIPS.2010.6.3.323 .